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ONE YEAR OF COVID-19: A Gender Analysis of Emergency COVID-19 Socio-Economic Policy Responses Adopted in Europe and Central Asia

Thursday, November 25, 2021

A gender analysis of 477 government socio-economic policy responses adopted in 18 countries and territories in Europe and Central Asia over the first year of COVID-19, reveals that only 7 per cent specifically reference women and can be classified as gender-sensitive. This calls for governments to prioritize gender-responsive policy responses in the context of COVID-19 and emergencies. Measures recorded were in relation to social protection, labour market, and economic, fiscal and business stimulus.

Guidelines on Integrating Gender Approaches in Training Specialists for the Security and Defence Sector of Ukraine

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The Guidelines highlight fundamental theory and instructional techniques for integrating gender approaches into the educational process of higher education institutions in Ukraine’s security and defense sector; cover the essence, structure, content, forms and methods of gender component implementation in various daily activities; offer a unified approach to gender equality and provides useful practical recommendations for teachers, specialists, scientists and a wide range of experts in the security and defense sector.

In brief - Women, Peace and Security in Moldova

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The brief explains the overall achievements on women, peace and security in Moldova and presents UN Women's work and impact as well as best practices in this area.

Building Culture of Experimentation for Gender Equality in Europe and Central Asia: Best Practices by UN Women Offices

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

This brief is a consolidation of some of the best practices introduced in 2020 across UN Women ECA offices on building a culture of experimentation. It showcases innovative approaches that can be further replicated across the region to provide solutions for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Gender-inclusive peace processes: Strengthening women’s meaningful participation through constituency building

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

This report on the proceedings of the global conference “Gender-inclusive peace processes: Strengthening women’s meaningful participation through constituency building” explores current challenges, best practices, and recommendations on how best to leverage the practice of constituency building to further gender-inclusive peace.

Gender Equality Index of the Republic of Serbia 2021: Digitalization, future of work and gender equality

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

To measure gender equality in the country, UN Women joined forces with the Coordination Body for Gender Equality, Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction Unit of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and SeCons, to calculate and analyze trends in six key domains: labor, money, knowledge, time, power, health, as well two satellite domains: cross-inequalities and violence against women.

Multi-site scoping study on sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in the Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This publication features the findings of safety audits of public spaces, as well as the results of online surveys and focus group discussions conducted with women from the conflict-affected communities of Soledar and Toretsk in Donetsk region and Novoaidar and Zolote in Luhansk region, in eastern Ukraine.

Methodical recommendation on how to conduct safety audit in the framework of UN Women Global Flagship Initiative “Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girlss”

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This manual includes methodological recommendations for local authorities and civil society activists from the cities and communities which are planning to conduct safety audits and adopt targeted programmes on preventing and combating sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces in an evidence-based manner.

Assessing the Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan: What Data are Available?

Friday, October 1, 2021

This brief summarizes the key findings of the assessment, which looked into the availability of data that can be used to evaluate the gendered impacts of COVID-19 in Uzbekistan. It showcases available data and key data gaps in five thematic areas, and highlights the need for more and better gender statistics and sex-disaggregated data to guide the development of a gender-responsive approach for effective mitigation and recovery efforts.

Framework Plan for Cooperation Between Multisectoral Teams and Local Media in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Friday, September 24, 2021

The document examines good practices and defines models of cooperation between media and multisectoral teams on domestic violence.

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020

Friday, September 24, 2021

Research on media reporting on gender-based violence against women in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020 aims to show the characteristics of media reporting on this topic.

Results of the work with media on prevention of violence against women and girls 2016-2021 Compendium

Friday, September 24, 2021

The Compendium covers the work of the UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past five years in working with the media, assessing their needs and capacities, and strengthening their role in preventing violence against women and girls and domestic violence.

Perceptions of violence against women and girls: A comparative summary

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

This comparative summary presents key data on public perceptions and attitudes towards violence against women and girls and gender stereotypes in Albania based on the findings of baseline, mid-term and end-line surveys. The summary was developed by the Observatory for Children and Youths Rights in Albania, within the UN Women regional programme on ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds,” funded by the European Union.

Manual for training of police officers on response to cases of domestic violence and violence against women

Thursday, August 26, 2021

This manual is a result of close collaboration of UN Women, Ministry of Interior of Federation Bosnia and Herzegovina, experts, police professionals and representatives of Cantonal Ministries of Interior in the Federation of BiH. It serves as a tool for training of police professionals on police response to cases of domestic violence in line with the entity domestic violence and criminal legislation.

Gender Gap in the STEM Fields and Proposed Intervention Programmes

Thursday, August 26, 2021

This report showcases the findings of a research on attitudes, beliefs and behaviors of primary and secondary school students, university students and teachers towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It provides insight into young men and women's preferences and choices in terms of education and careers, and based on those, it proposes interventions to nudge girls into STEM.

Women's Entrepreneurship Expo 2021 Report

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The region's first 'Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo' was a comprehensive virtual event held between 27-29 April 2021. This report presents how interactive ideas generation sessions and networking expanded the potential of women entrepreneurs. It offers entrepreneurial learning and resources on topics related to: business blueprint modelling; branding and marketing; entering demand-supply and value chains; rethinking digital sales and e-commerce; financial goals and resilience building; and developing and pitching winnable business plans.

Project Brief - Strengthening civil society capacities and multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance women's rights and gender equality in Turkey

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The three-year project, "Strengthening civil society capacities and multi-stakeholder partnerships to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Turkey," financed by the European Union, aims to help women’s rights groups, women-led civil society organizations (CSOs) and other relevant rights-based CSOs improve their capacity to influence national and local women’s rights and gender equality agendas. 


EU 4 Gender Equality: Year 1 Overview and Achievements

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

This brief provides a short overview of first-year achievements of the 3-year programme “EU 4 Gender Equality: Together Against Gender Stereotypes and Gender-Based Violence”. The programme seeks to strengthen equal rights and opportunities for women and men by shifting social perceptions around gender roles, tackling gender stereotypes, and increasing men’s participation in childcare and other domestic responsibilities.

Guidelines on localization and costing of local action plans on the implementation of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on women and peace and security in Ukraine

Monday, June 21, 2021

This guidelines explore the possibilities for the localization process of UNSCR 1325. The localization of UNSCR 1325 and the supporting women, peace and security resolution as well as costing and budgeting local and national action plans could significantly contribute to eliminating gaps in implementation.

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Guidelines for gender-responsive sports organizations have been developed as a trail-blazing effort to translate the UN Women’s Sports for Generation Equality principles into a feasible step-by-step guide. The guidelines are structured to help sports organizations in terms of empowerment of women and girls and advancement of gender equality through concrete and quantifiable actions and indicators. They aim to mobilize action on gender equality in day-to-day and overall operations.

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